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Christmas Movies

Get in the holiday spirit with one of these Christmas-themed movies. Whether you prefer heart-warming classics or raucous comedies, we've got you covered.

The Bishop's Wife (1947)
An Christmas angel appears answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop. The bishop's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage. When the angel enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, the bishop's neglected wife becomes infatuated with him.
 
A Christmas Carol (1951)
In Charles Dickens' classic tale, a miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and present and also foretell his future. This 1951 production stars Alastair Sim.
 
Scrooge (1970)
This is the musical version of Dicken's A Christmas Carol with Albert Finney playing the role of Scrooge.
 
Scrooged (1988)
Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president.
 
A Christmas Story (1983)
In 1940s Indiana, nine-year-old Ralphie dreams of his ideal Christmas gift: a genuine Red Ryder 200-shot carbine action air rifle. But when gruff dad and doting mom regularly respond with "You'll shoot your eye out!" Ralphie mounts a full-scale Santa-begging campaign. He encounters a slew of calamities from snowsuit paralysis to the dreaded tongue-on-a-frozen-flagpole gambit.
 
Christmas With the Kranks (2004)
Empty nesters Luther and Nora Krank decide to book an cruise and skip Christmas altogether. When their daughter calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancée, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever.
 
Deck the Halls (2006)
Two neighbors in a small New England town go to war when one of them decides to decorate his house with so many Christmas lights that they are visible from space. The neighborhood is turned upside down as the families try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.
 
Elf (2003)
A human baby, Buddy, accidently ends up at the North Pole and grows up among the elf community. When he's 30, Buddy learns from Santa that he's really a human. He decides to go in search of his father, to find out where he belongs.
 
The Family Stone (2005)
Everett Stone brings his uptight fiancé Meredith home to meet his family for the Christmas holiday. It's an instant disaster and Meredith recruits her sister Julie to help her thaw the Stone family cold front.
 
Fred Claus (2007)
Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt.
 
The Holiday (2006)
Two women, one in Los Angeles and one in England, swap houses for two weeks at Christmas, with a goal to forget their troubled love lives. Love ends up finding them anyway.
 
Holiday Inn (1942)
A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady.
 
Irving Berlin's White Christmas (1954)
Two song-and-dance men (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) team up in show business after World War II. Joining forces with a sister act, they trek to a Vermont inn for a white Christmas. The real adventure starts when they discover that the inn is run by their old army general who's now in financial trouble.
 
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A man (James Stewart) is saved from a suicide attempt by an angel and is then shown how important he is to the people who love him in this Frank Capra Christmas classic.
 
Joyeux Noel (2005)
Loosely based on true episodes, this film tells the story of German, French, and Scottish soldiers in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge. In French, English and German, with subtitles.
 
Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
A racetrack betting tipster at a Florida racetrack offers some "good advice" and lives to regret it. It's his money or his life when mobster Moose Moran gives him until Christmas to make up a $10,000 error.
 
Love Actually (2004)
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague.
 
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who decides to bring the magic of Christmas back to Halloween Town.
 
Surviving Christmas (2004)
When a wealthy executive leading an empty, shallow life revisits his childhood home to relive some of his old holiday memories he offers a nice financial reward that has the family living there all a buzz. But is Drew's generous cash offer only the beginning of an annoying visitor or will everyone be able to find the true holiday spirit?
 
This Christmas (2007)
For the first time in years, the entire Whitfield clan comes home to celebrate Christmas and learn how to be a family once again.